The New Jerusalem Bible is recognised as one of today’s most accurate, clear and modern translations, the fruit of long collaboration between leading biblical scholars.
This Standard Edition - bound in black leather on board, golden gilt page edges, head/tail bands with two ribbons and presented in a sturdy protective slipcase - presents the New Jerusalem Bible with comprehensive material designed for serious study of the scriptures.
It contains the full Bible, with special features for in-depth study:
• Extensive Footnotes to the text, plus a table of major footnotes
• Side-margin Cross-reference system
• Full-colour Maps and Diagrams, with index
• 20-page Chronological Table, detailing the historical context of biblical events
• An Index of Persons, with verse references
• Major scholarly Introductions to all the main groupings of books